In pictures: The top French stories of 2013FRANCE 24 takes a look at the year's big news stories in ten photographs.
French football victory sends media into frenzy......and the media frenzy neatly reflected the national frenzy. For once, a good news story and journalists on rolling news channels were... dancing (well, one was, at least). We tak...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Et 1, et 2, et 3-0!FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 20.11.13: French papers react to France's stunning victory against Ukraine to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Deschamps' France take first steps on road to World CupFrance led by Didier Deschamps maintained their winning start to their World Cup qualifying campaign on Tuesday when they overcame Belarus 3-1 at the Stade de France in Paris. But...
Deschamps embarks on quest to restore France to former gloryDidier Deschamps has stepped into one of football's most prestigious yet testing jobs: coaching a national team. Fans hope the new French manager can rejuvenate an unconvincin...
OLYMPIC GAMES 2012
How France became a swimming superpowerAfter seven days of competition and with just one more to go, French Olympic swimmers have secured seven medals – including four gold – at the London Games. Their success is the fr...
Egos and blunted attack cost France at Euro 2012The post-mortem into France’s underwhelming Euro 2012 campaign began in earnest on Sunday, one day after Les Bleus skulked out of the tournament following a disappointing quarter-f...
French football players' 'bad boy' attitudeSamir Nasri's foul-mouthed tirade after France's defeat against Spain on Saturday night in the Euro 2012 quarter-finals is just the latest in a series of explosive incide...
Sweden beat France to take bronze in women’s World CupSweden finished third at the women's World Cup after a dramatic goal in the 82nd minute gave the Scandinavians a 2-1 victory over France.
French women take on US 'Goliath' at World CupFrench women footballers are enjoying unprecedented interest back home. But when they face World Cup favourites USA in Wednesday's semi-final match, a lot more than the tourna...
US thump France 3-1 in women’s World Cup semi-finalThe US trounced France 3-1 Wednesday in the women’s World Cup, thus remaining favourites as they advanced to the final. The USA is bidding for its third world cup title.
France face favourites US in World Cup semi-finalFrench footballers will be hoping to stage an upset when they challenge tournament favourites USA in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup on Wednesday. Their coach Bruno B...